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FOX News
Sep 21, 2011 8:00am PDT
night, and let's take a look at some of the video we've got here on the ipad, this is monroe, michigan, the bomb exploding last night, leaving a man and two children inside the vehicle, in serious condition. now, monroe is about 20 miles outside of toledo, ohio, and you can see the blackened shell of what's left of that car after the explosion that went off on a street that was lined with trees. thankfully, not near any homes or businesses. police say their investigation right now in the very early stages, you can see the federal agents there as part of this right now, the atf is taking the lead on this. and as we get more information, we'll bring it to you. right now, though, they are saying a car bomb, going off in monroe, michigan. as we get more we'll pass it on to you. jon: a man and two children hurt, is that right? >> a man and two children, they are in serious condition. jon: you can imagine, when you see what's left of that car. rick, thanks. jenna: new video is just crossing our international desk in the newsroom. this reportedly the scene in the holmes province in syria this
CNN
Sep 26, 2011 3:00am PDT
the house's on friday. >>> and a michigan straw poll over the weekend, romney registers just over 50% of the vote with the texas governor finishing far back in second place with 17%. perry also finished a distant second in saturday's florida straw poll to businessman herman cain. cain with a surprising 37% of the vote with perry's 15%. romney finished third in florida with 15%. perry had been considered the front-runner until his disappointing performance at thursday's gop debate. what does this mean for the gop race? we'll ask herman cain live when he joins us right here on "american morning" at 7:40 eastern. >>> president obama is keeping the focus on his jobs plan. after a fund-raiser in seattle, the president will attend a series of evens in california today beginning with a town hall. live at the white house, dan lothian is here to tell us more. >> reporter: about 250 people expected to be at that town hall. we're told the questions will be posed by members of link'd in, also the ceo of that company will pose questions to the president. the focus of that town hall will be on the
MSNBC
Sep 5, 2011 9:00am PDT
the economy's slow growth. the unemployment rate in michigan is over the national average and things look much worse in the detroit metro area. unemployment there is nearing 16%. kristen welker is live for us at the white house. kristen, the president right now on board air force one and is touching down soon. what can we expect to hear from him? >> white house officials say the president will talk about the importance of creating a strong middle class to this economic recovery. he'll also likely challenge democrats and republicans to get behind that big jobs plan that you just mentioned that he's going to roll out on thursday. we don't know specifically what's going to be in the plan, i can tell you a couple of things that have been under consideration including extending payroll tax breaks as well as investing in infrastructure, green energy projects and also providing tax breaks for companies who hire new employees. now the community today that will be listening to the president speak thousands of union workers will of course be listening very closely to his words today and again on thursda
CNN
Sep 24, 2011 12:00pm EDT
're a republican running for president, you want to be in either michigan or florida this weekend. that's where two major straw polls are being held. cnn reporter peter hamby joining us from orlando, florida. peter, why is the contest there, florida, florida, florida, considered so important? >> reporter: florida will be the state in the general election, no doubt next year, one of them, one of the major swing states. but the state republican primary will be pivotal. the candidates believe, people in florida believe it was for john mccain in 2008 when he defeated mitt romney and catapulted himself to presidency. presidency five is the name of the confab, a philly day event, started with a debate thursday night, a conference where they all spoke. today a straw poll where 3500 or so republican activists will cast a vote in the straw poll and pick for president. rick perry is the only candidate competing in the straw poll, courting the delegates. he's expected to win. if he doesn't win, that would be a big surprise, fred. >> let's talk about another straw poll, this one being held in michigan. what's
MSNBC
Sep 20, 2011 3:00am PDT
. that could be tragic. >> and of course perry will not win wisconsin or minnesota. he won't win michigan. he wouldn't win pennsylvania. he wouldn't win new jersey. he wouldn't win any of these swing states. >> he's not a blue state guy. no doubt about it. >> all right. mike murphy, stay with us. george pataki -- >> thank you. >> thank you so much for being here. come back soon if you will. >> sure will. >> all right. >> he's in the green room. >> we have standing by former president alvero rebay of colombia to discuss this week's united nations summit. also joining him the president of georgia and nbc chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell. up next former governor jennifer granholm and her husband with their new book. also "the washington post" eugene robinson. you're watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. [ hayden ] what's the best way to hide your breakouts? a dab of concealer here... a flurry of powder there. what if there was a makeup that didn't just hide your breakouts... but actually made them go away. neutrogena skin clearing makeup. it has our proven blemish fighti
CNN
Sep 26, 2011 9:00am EDT
poll result. the other one that came out this weekend, michigan, and mitt romney is at the top. no surprise here. listen, romney was born in michigan. his father a former governor there. very popular. romney won the primary there back in 2008. he was expected to win. but perry did go up to michigan and campaign and he was a distant second. for perry, i think a lot of people are saying that those uneven debate performances, especially last week and the attacks on rick perry over his stance on illegal immigration, may be taking a toll. one other thing from the debates or from the straw polls, michele bachmann nowhere to be seen near the top. remember she won the straw poll in iowa in august. but she finished very low down in both of these straw polls. one thing about those, they are important. they are a gauge or a test or a barometer of a campaign with a lot of activists. they are not the end all and be all. if they were, herman cain or ron paul would be the nominee, and nobody thinks that is very likely, kyra. >> mitt romney going to meet with donald trump today. what is it abo
NBC
Sep 26, 2011 5:00am EDT
of michigan, missouri, and texas, but not here. the relief is due to sharp decline in crude oil prices. the national average for regular unleaded gasoline is $3.51 per gallon, down from a high of $3.98 in early may. the national average is $3.50, down 9 cents from just a week ago. d.c.'s average is right around $3.62 a gallon, down from $3.73. virginia is the cheapest in our area. a gallon costs $3.36, 8 cents cheaper from a week ago. maryland is down 9 cents from $3.53 to now $3.44. over in west virginia, drivers are paying $3.59, down from $3.64. we have more good news. analysts are predicting that by november we may be paying as little as $3.25 for gasoline. tracee wilkins, live this morning in capitol heights where the gas prices here are $3.41 for regular. back to you all in the studio. >> not bad, tracee. thank you. >>> also dropping mortgage rates. they have fallen below 4%. the united states has not seen rates this low since world war ii. we, however, are not seeing a huge refinancing or buying boom because many americans are worried about buying because of the economy, and man
NBC
Sep 20, 2011 4:30am EDT
to be determined. >>> police in michigan suspect a crash that ended the lives of two people was due to drag racing. the two people killed were passengers inside a truck that smashed into a building. the driver survived and is expected to be charged in connection with the deaths. >>> big one that got away is a fishing story one florida teen will not have to tell. look at that. with the help of a friend, the 19-year-old captured a 12-foot long 300 -pound alligator. he was able to reel in the massive animal by pulling it on his boat with a fishing rod and killing it with a 44 caliber bang stick and harpoon. that's hard core. >>> and finally, the 25th annual harvest and herb festival is getting a lot of attention with a competitive event. it's the pumpkin chunken competition. they use a medieval apparatus to launch pumpkins and the team able to launch the furthest wins. but isn't everyone a winner when you're launching pumpkins? come on. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather let's check in with ryan phillips. >> i have not launched a pumpkin. >> you are not winning. >> go back to oh
NBC
Sep 24, 2011 5:30pm PDT
at the straw poll. instead going to his birthplace of michigan. >> i bet you remember my dad, don't you? >> i do. >> reporter: in the wake of today's surprise, analysts say romney is clearly the frontrunner. >> not open to your average political june key. >> reporter: a wild card in the race, more washington dysfunction, even as disaster victims still struggle to recover. the agency that aids them, fema, is now caught in a partisan funding fight. unless congress can agree, funds run out at midweek with a larger governmentwide shutdown looming friday. analysts say the gridlock could be a problem for the republican party next year. >> can they take independent voters away from president obama and win the white house in the fall of 2010. >> reporter: as we said, cain didn't just win. he rolled over everyone beating his nearest competitor by 23 points. rick perry had 15%. mitt romney at 14%. it's a real head-scratcher. one interpretation we're already getting is this demonstrates the desire on the part of the gop electorate for another candidate, a third candidate besides perry and romney to get
CNN
Sep 3, 2011 5:00am PDT
dropped him at the university of michigan for debate camp for three weeks and thought he would be okay. wrong. he called me up two days later and felt dumb. he said the other kids at camp were far ahead of him and started yelling at me for not getting him in a better school. problem is, that he's already in the best school in our city. he says, i don't know what they're preparing us for but it's not college. my poor kid has discovered something we've known for years, not all school districts are created equal. there are at love factors for this, of course. but the one i find most telling is the correlation between poverty and academic achievement. according to the u.s. census bureau, grand rapids, michigan, has a 28.9% poverty rate amongst school age children. only 30% of students who take the michigan exam were proficient in math, 43% proficient in reading. when you look at the poorer cities in my state you'll find some numbers below 10%. conversely, the 10 wealthiest districts have scores in the mid 70s up to 90. how is that leaving no child behind? this correlation, not unique to mi
CNN
Sep 24, 2011 3:00am PDT
in michigan, another state moving up its primary position in the race for the white house. results of the straw poll there, they come out tomorrow morning. t.j. >> thanks to our paul steinhauser and president obama has an important night, a speech to the congressional black caucus. the caucus has been critical of the white house for the way he has handled the issue of jobs, unemployment among african-americans was almost 17% last month. eight minutes past the hour. a passionate plea from the palestinians for their own state. you see the president there requested it. it's a largely symbolling move since the united states said they would veto the move. a short time after abbas spoke, benjamin netanyahu had a chance to fire back. listen to both sides. >> translator: this is a moment of truth. our people are waiting to hear the answer of the world. will it allow israel to continue the last occupation in the world? >> the palestinians should first make peace with israel and then get their state. >> behind the scenes negotiators put together a rough time line for further peace talks betw
CBS
Sep 29, 2011 4:30am EDT
swirled out of the clouds out of western michigan yesterday, most residents headed for their basements, but one woman grabbed a camera and caught it on video. the twister was dramatic as you see here, but it caused no injuries and only minor damage. >>> tyson meats is recalling more than 131,000 pounds of ground beef because of e. coli contamination. four children of an ohio family became ill this month after eating the tainted beef and one was hospitalized for nine days. it includes beef sold at the following stores. the beef has a 73/27 lean to fat ratio. and is labeled with a best before date of september 12th. it also has the number 245d on the packages. >>> a new york teenager is hospitalized after being shot outside a mcdonald's. an incident tuesday that was caught on tape. it shows one young man passing a gun to another in a white shirt who goes inside. now, he passes it on to a young man in a red jacket who comes out of the door firing four shots at the 18-year-old in the white tank top and shorts. the victim rolls away from the gunman and is now in critical, but stable, condit
MSNBC
Sep 20, 2011 2:00am PDT
with the front end just dangling there. the driver was unhurt in the accident. >>> police in michigan suspect a crash that ended the lives of two people was due to drag racing. the two people were killed. they were passengers inside a truck that smashed into a building. the driver did survive and is expected to be charged in connection with the deaths. >>> the big one that got away is that fishing story we all know. not this teen. he's not going to have to do that. with the help of a friend, the 19-year-old captured a 12-foot long, 300-pound alligator. he was able to reel in the massive animal by pulling it on to his boat with a fishing rod and then killing it with a .44 caliber harpoon and bang stick. >>> finally, the annual herb festival is getting a lot of attention for the pumpkin chucking competition. the team able to launch the pumpkin the furthest distance wins. now for a look at your national weather, we turn to ryan phillips with the forecast. you can't go wrong with these kinds of contests. >> who designs the apparatus? >> some medieval person. >> technology lives on. >> hasn't upgr
CBS
Sep 23, 2011 4:00pm EDT
, dramatic videos of the moments after a michigan family's station wagon goes up in flames. >>> and appeal for justice. american student amanda knox, walks into a courtroom to hopefully find her freedom. >>> heavy rain today. and the first warning weather team is tracking the storm. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, [ male announcer ] you love the taste of 2% milk. but think about your heart. 2% has over half the saturated fat of whole milk. want to cut back on fat and not compromise on taste? try smart balance fat free milk. it's what you'd expect from the folks at smart balance. >>> well, getting a first look at the moments after a car bomb explodes inside a michigan family's car. [ sirens ] >> police say a sophisticated bomb went off, while an attorney ask his two sons were in a station wagon. all three survived and are now recovering in a hospital. authorities are still trying to determine who is responsible and why they were targeted. >>> in today's wjz healthwatch, new mothers may have another reason to breast-feed. a new study in the journal pediatrics, finds a connection between breast-fed babies
CBS
Sep 29, 2011 7:00am EDT
they think is in the country illegally. >>> and a tornado was caught on tape in michigan. central michigan yesterday. take a look at this. luckily, damage was minor and nobody has was hurt. >>> it is >>> years ago baseball purist said that having a wild card team would take the drama out of the pennant races. >> drama? you want drama? plenty of last night as both wild card leads came down to the final day. here is cbs news correspondent betty nguyen. >> high flyball, belted left! >> reporter: the atlanta braves who led the national league wild card race by 10 1/2 games just one month ago, stumbled through september and needed to beat the philadelphia phillies to secure at least a tie for a shot at october play. the braves led 3-2 in the ninth. but the phillies got to closer craig kimbrell to tie it and beat the braves at home 4-3 in the 14th inning. >> and the cardinals are the wild card champions. >> reporter: st. louis win earlier in the evening made the cardinals the n.l. wild card. more draumts in the american league. just one strike away from the october berth,
FOX News
Sep 22, 2011 3:00am PDT
. they are bleeding. i need someone here now. >> no kidding. eric chapel was driving through monroe, michigan, with his two sons when his volvo stationwagon suddenly blew up! investigators say the bomb was planted in the middle of the car. his sons suffered bad burns but they're expected to be ok. motive for the attack -- not known. a car bomb on a volvo. >> forget about empty nest syndrome. one man having a real life case of failure to launch. >> as long as you're up, son. >> come on, pop. you two have fun. >> you live with your parents? >> is that a problem? >> watch that movie on vacation, it's fantastic. just like his character, a man in italy is refusing to move out from a childhood home and now his parents are threatening a lawsuit to evict him. they say his 41-year-old son has a great job and fully capable of living on his own. let he continues to live with them rent free demanding home cooked meals and fresh laundry almost every day. what? 41? change the locks! something. >> well, by the way, for terry bradshaw not to win an emmy for that performance or an oscar, that's anti-fo
CNN
Sep 26, 2011 10:00am PDT
of weekend straw poll votes. front-runner rick perry came in a distant second in both michigan and florida. mitt romney won the michigan straw poll. that's not particularly shocking since romney was born in michigan and his father was a michigan governor. the big surprise was in florida where underdog herman cain pulled off a stunning upset. cain got 37% of the vote in the presidency five straw poll. perry only got 15%. we'll talk it over in our "fair game" segment next hour. >>> one of two fullerton, california police officers charged with beating a homeless man to death entered a not guilty plea today. man well ramos is charged with second degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in connection with the july 5th death of 37-year-old kelly thomas. we've been following this case here on the show. prosecutors say the homeless man begged for his life as ramos and another officer tasered him an beat him. the judge has scheduled a november 4th pretile hearing for ramos. that is the same day as a scheduled hearing for the other defendant, who entered a not guilty plea last week. >>> back now t
FOX News
Sep 5, 2011 12:00pm PDT
obama at a labor day event speaking before a crowd in detroit, michigan. we'll have much more on what vice president biden had to say. perhaps he will talk more about the jobs situation as we heard from president obama earlier. in the meantime, there's a live shot for you. as the vice president speaks we'll bring you anything that he has to say of any substance, a little later. >> heather: hello i'm heather childers welcome to a new hour of america's news headquarters. >> gregg: and i'm gregg jarrett. jobs and more jobs. in what is being described as a preview of the president's speech, that he will be delivering this thursday to congress, the president telling union members today in detroit, the time for washington games is over. congress needs to move quickly to create jobs. on this labor day the president touting his efforts to save the auto industry. >> the president: we said that american auto workers could once again build the best cars in the world. [ cheering and applause ] >> the president: so we stood by the auto industry. and we made some tough choices that were necessary t
CNN
Sep 24, 2011 5:00am PDT
america wonderful. >> you mitt romney and rick perry leaving florida, heading to michigan today for a major republican conference going on there. we'll have more on the battle for florida next hour and take you live to orlando where both of those major conservative conferences are going on right now. meanwhile to the president right now, no child left behind. the obama administration saying it will immediately start reviewing applications from states that want to opt out of parts of that education plan. president obama spoke about the reasons for the change in his weekly address. >> while the goals behind no child left behind were admira e admirable, experience has taught us the law had serious flaws that are hurting our children instead of helping them. teachers are being forced to teach to the test while subjects like history and science are being squeezed out. in an order to avoid having their schools labeled as failures, some schools lowered their standards in a race to the bottom. >> president obama has an important night ahead of him. he has a speech to the congressional
FOX News
Sep 30, 2011 10:00am PDT
of the states republicans weren't able to win over the election cycle. states like michigan, wisconsin, minnesota, the upper mid western part of our country. take back states like indiana, virginia, north carolina that president obama won last time against john mccain. the second thing which is really for important is where president obama is on this poll which is at 42. there is a rule of thumb in polling that the incumbent gets what he gets in the polling, which means that if the election were being held today, which obviously it's not, we have a longtime to go, if the election were held today president obama would lose like a landslide. that has to be devastating for him. megyn: i have a lot i want to ask you about. let's go through it piece by piece. i want to get youree action to the date being moved up in florida. these other states are saying we have to go before florida. iowa, new hampshire, nevada, and south carolina now all in january before florida, it's going to be a busy month for you guys. you sound kind of happy about it. mitt romney's camp i don't know. they came out wi
FOX News
Sep 24, 2011 3:00pm PDT
. these are issues rick perry will get the signal on. he and mitt romney are in michigan now. but the noise from florida is loud. herman cain's common sense conservativism with his 9-9-9 jobs and economic plan has gotten the attention of the sunshine state. it will echo around the country and particularly for rick perry. he'll have changing of policies or at least adjustments to make in the wake of this defeat. to come in with less than half of herman cain's support is a serious blow. he and mitt romney have a serious race ahead. fundraising after straw polls is key after long-term success and whether or not herman cain has staying power. now herman cain is at the top of the straw poll in florida and that means he's going to be on the top of the minds and mouths of republicans across the country in the days ahead. >> arthel: carl, it just makes it all so exciting. thank you, we'll talk to you later. >> rick: we will have is a lot more analysis of the results out of florida. the surprise win for herman cain and what's going on with romney and perry and the rest of the gop field? that's coming up
MSNBC
Sep 5, 2011 8:00am PDT
michigan back in 2008. some really tough jobs numbers in that state as well. you mentioned the national numbers. if you look at michigan, 10.9% unemployment there. in detroit alone, the unemployment rate gets even higher. almost 16%. so those figures certainly aren't helping the president. a lot of people wondering what he's going to say today. white house officials tell me he'll be talking about the importance of the middle class to this recovery, and he will also be challenging democrats and republicans to get behind this big jobs plan that he's going to unveil on thursday. a lot of these union members have been pushing the president to go big on this jobs plan. will he? we'll have to wait until thursday to find out. but we'll be listening to see if we get a glimpse of what he's going to say on thursday today. craig. >> kristen welker at the white house for us this morning. thank you. >> reporter: thanks. >>> texas officials are calling for any and all firefighters around austin to report for duty. wildfires threaten entire neighborhoods there. strong winds pushed the flames across th
CNN
Sep 29, 2011 10:00pm PDT
" has the connotation of what mitt romney's father said in michigan some 40 or 50 years ago. 40 years ago. i think that's why it also raised alarms. but clearly there are blocs in this country who vote the way they do. that's been a historical pattern up and down every demographic strata you can divide the electorate over. that's part of america. always has been. >> cornell? >> if you say that, that's fine. but when you say that people are brainwashed, a certain racial group is brainwashed for doing that, that's the problem. >> interesting discussion. cornell, appreciate it. >> but it's not racist. >> it's bigoted. if someone is making bigoted statements, yeah, i got no problem calling them a racist or a bigot. >> guys, interesting discussion. appreciate you having it, cornell belcher, ari fleisher, thank you. programming note, we're announcing the arizona republican party and cnn will co-host a gop presidential debate december 1st in arizona, october 18th in las vegas, 8:00 p.m. eastern, right here on cnn. let's see if herman cain gets questions on that. >>> still ahead, an exclusive
CNN
Sep 24, 2011 7:00am PDT
're not, actually. perry just left florida. he's flying out to michigan where there's yet another gop conference at mackinac island, which is a beautiful pastoral resort up in michigan where a bunch of activists are covered. there's another straw poll, so we get to see how these candidates are faring among the debate among these trushl voters, t.j. >> peter, thank you. >>> president obama has an important night ahead of him. he has a speech to the congressional black caucus. the caucus has been critical of the white house for the way the president has handled the issue of jobs. unemployment among african-americans was almost 17% last month. >>> we're down to ten, ten they're rows we're talking about. the cnn heros top ten list is out. did your favorite make the cut? you will find out, next. >>> still to come this morning, it's the end of an era. after 41 years on the air, "all my children" has said good-bye. coming up, i'm talking to the guy that the ladies know so well, michael e. knight, or better known to you as tad martin here with me this morning. >>> we're at 24 minutes past the
FOX News
Sep 24, 2011 4:00pm PDT
pressure system. that's the same storm responsible for a water spout over lake michigan. >> harris: we're going to take a look at that. a great set up for this. this was amazing. nature putting on quite a water show. a little bit earlier today off the shores of milwaukee, there it is. water spout over lake michigan as maria was just telling us about. this video goes on and on and on. we were watching it in the newsroom earlier. a common sight this time of the year when the lake is warmer than the air temperature because it's already cooling down up there. water spouts, also called tornadoes over the water, i've read that they're very difficult to see if you're actually on the water. this taken from quite a ways away. so impressive. they're usually weak and short-lived. they've been known to move onto land at times. you've got to keep an eye on them. good stuff. >>> well, do you believe everything you read? of course not. and you always hear people say don't believe everything you read. up next, the on line scam that's creating more fiction than fact. >>> a big pay day for the tipsters
MSNBC
Sep 13, 2011 6:00am PDT
primary, it's a state by state primary. if the calendar includes ron's home state of michigan up high, add in a new hampshire and nevada caucus, romney is not in a bad spot, cluck. >> i would still rather be perry, though, when it comes to the calendar at this point. let me play for you some of these undercard back and forths. here's bachmann v. perry on hpv. >> there is a big drug company that made millions of dollars because of this mandate. >> the company was merck. and it was a $5,000 contribution that i had received from them. i raise about $30 million. if you're saying i can be bought for $5,000, i'm offended. >> i'm offended for all the little girls and the parents that didn't have a choice. >> right. he believes what he did was right. he thinks he went about its wrong way. i believe your policy is wrong. >> you know, ron, was that exchange, sort of on one hand seemed semi prepared to go toe to toe with bachmann, when santorum piled on too, that i hate to beat up the boxing me metaph metaphor, seemed staggered. wanted the ref to say let's have a standing eight count here for you. ro
CBS
Sep 5, 2011 7:00am EDT
%, that's five points above the national average. michigan is a state he won by a huge margin in 2008. today things are not looking as good particularly on the jobs front. at his speech to a labor audience in hard-hit detroit today, president obama is expected to hail the success of the 2009 auto industry bailout, and call on members of both parties to come together to solve the jobs crisis. >> there's a lot of talk in washington these days about creating jobs but it doesn't help when those same folks turn around and risk losing hundreds of thousands of jobs just because of policical gamesmanship. >> reporter: this days after a report shows no new jobs were created in july. rivals like mitt romney, in michigan, one of his home states, continue to hammer the president with. >> we have last month zero job creation. look a shutout is okay in baseball it's not good when you're talking about jobs. >> reporter: congress returns from mid summer recess this week and president obama is calling on lawmakers to extend the transportation bill. the white house claims fai
CBS
Sep 5, 2011 4:00am EDT
, michigan, where the unemployment rate is a staggering 14.1%, 5% above the national average. >> we need to put our differences aside and do the right thing for our economy. >> reporter: the trip comes on the heels of the weakest job report in almost a year and just as the election season kicks into full swing. >> we have zero confidence, zero faith in a president -- >> reporter: in new hampshire last night, former massachusetts governor mitt romney tried to convince a tea party crowd can he fix the economy. >> we have last month zero job creation. look, a shutout is okay in baseball, it's not good when you're talking about jobs. >> reporter: romney will unveil his jobs proposal in nevada on tuesday but he's not the only one with a plan. president obama will unveil his on thursday while other gop hopefuls are also working on their ideas. >> the principals that i adopt are permanent fixes rather than temporary gimmicks like we've seen from the president. >> reporter: minnesota congresswoman michele bachmann is proposing reducing the corporate tax rate to 20%. former utah governor jon hunt
NBC
Sep 5, 2011 7:00pm EDT
damaging and dangerous. as for michigan itself, the unemployment rate there is 10.9%. that is well above the national average. president obama won that state handily back in 2008, and it is a must-win state for 2012. kate. >> a big jobs speech coming up on thursday. have we got a preview yet of what will be in that? >> reporter: white house officials here say that the president was putting the finishing touches on that speech over the weekend. they say he wants it to be big and bold and aggressive. at the same time he has to be realistic because he has to get it through a republican-led house. however, we'll have to wait until thursday to see how bold he goes. if he gets a lot of push-back from congress, kate, we could see this speech become one of the principle parts of his platform in 2012. kate. >> kristen welker at the white house tonight. thank you. >>> while the president was talking jobs with supporters, the republicans who want to replace him took part in a candidate forum in south carolina. kelly o'donnell joins me now from columbia. good evening, kelly. >> reporter: good evenin
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